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Near Jacksonboro in Colleton County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease
St. Bartholomew’s Parish
 
Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
1. Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Marker
 
Inscription.
1706 Parish Established
Rev. Nathaniel Osborn, Missionary of the S.P.G. arrived
1715 Parish devastated by Yemassee, Indians
1725 Act of General Assembly provided for a Chapel of Ease here to be used as a Parish Church until one should be built
1737 John Wesley Preached here April 24th
1753 Vestry ordered a brick building to replace wooden Chapel
Building was burnt between 1796 and 1806
Has since been known as “The Burnt Church.”

 
Erected 1941 by National Society of Colonial Dames in South Carolina.
 
Location. 32° 48.522′ N, 80° 29.365′ W. Marker is near Jacksonboro, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on Parkers Ferry Road 0.1 miles north of Jacksonboro Road (County Route 40), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonboro SC 29452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pon Pon Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Issac Hayne (approx. 0.6 miles away); Martyr Of The Revolution / Hayne Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fateful Choices - The Hanging Of Isaac Hayne (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bethel Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Pon Pon Chapel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle Of Parker's Ferry (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonboro.
 
Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tracy Davis
2. Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Marker
 

 
Regarding Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease. Since 1832, Pon Pon Chapel has been in ruins. A hurricane in 1959 toppled most of the remaining structure. The church ruins are stabilized and can be visited. Also on the site is a cemetery containing the remains of Congressmen Aedanus Burke and O’Brien Smith, in addition to numerous local leaders.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pon Pon Chapel, National Register Properties in South Carolina. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places on January 5, 1972. This site has pictures taken during the stabilization efforts. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form. View the complete text of the nomination form for this National Register Property. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

3. Aedanus Burke. Interred here. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

4. O'Brien Smith. Interred here. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tracy Davis
3. Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease and Marker
The marker can be seen in the doorway.
 
 
Pon Pon Chapel and Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Tracy Davis
4. Pon Pon Chapel and Cemetery
 
 
Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
5. Pon Pon Chapel of Ease
 
 
Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel Photo, Click for full size
By Tracy Davis
6. Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel
 
 
Another Notable grave at the Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease , Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
7. Another Notable grave at the Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease ,
Archibald Lawrence Campbell
Captain of
Co. B 3rd S.C. Cavalry, CSA

The Colleton Rangers
1862 ~ 1865
He was noted for his gallantry and masterly
disposition of the Battle of Honey Hill at
Grahamville, S.C. Outnumbered ten to one, he
and his Piney Woods marksmen pierced the
right wing of the Union Cavalry and drove
them from the field. After the war, he persued
his career as a Civil Engineer and planter.

Erected by The Colleton Rangers
Camp # 1643
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Walterboro, S.C.
1996
 
 
Notable Grave at the Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
8. Notable Grave at the Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease
( East Face)
In Memory
of
Daniel Porteous Campbell
Youngest Son of Archibald & Ann S Campbell
He was killed at Yemassee
In the Battle of Pocataligo
On 22d. day of October A.D. 1862
In the 22d. year of his age.
Hell fell in command of a section
Of Company I 11th Regiment
of So.Ca. Volunteers.
With his Face to the Foe, His last words to his
Companions in arms were
Behave like Men

(South Face)
This tablet is erected by his Friends
to the memory of the
Heroic Youthful Martyr.

(North Face)
He fell on the field of Victory.
A Soldier of his Country.
We trust he Shall rise triumphant
A soldier of the Cross.
 
 
Close-up of Daniel Porteous Campbell Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2008
9. Close-up of Daniel Porteous Campbell Grave Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Tracy Davis of Northfield, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 5,062 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2008, by Tracy Davis of Northfield, Minnesota.   5. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on April 13, 2008, by Tracy Davis of Northfield, Minnesota.   7, 8, 9. submitted on June 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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